Purushottama-samhita [sanskrit]

15,643 words | ISBN-13: 9788179070383

The Sanskrit text of the Purushottama-samhita, an ancient Vaishnava Agama, belonging to the Pancaratra tradition. Topics include the construction of temples, architecture, iconography, festivals (celebrations of deities and their exploits). Alternative titles: Puruṣottamasaṃhitā (पुरुषोत्तमसंहिता), Purushottamasamhita, Purusottamasamhita, Purusottama, Puruṣottama-saṃhitā (पुरुषोत्तम-संहिता), Śrīpuruṣottamasaṃhitā (श्रीपुरुषोत्तमसंहिता), Shripurushottamasamhita, Shripurushottama Sripurusottamasamhita, Sripurusottama.

Verse 1.5

रजोगुणावनोदाय ब्रह्मणे विष्णुना पुरा ।
यदुक्तंपांचरात्राख्यं रहस्याम्नायमुत्तमं. ॥ 5 ॥

rajoguṇāvanodāya brahmaṇe viṣṇunā purā |
yaduktaṃpāṃcarātrākhyaṃ rahasyāmnāyamuttamaṃ. || 5 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 1.5 is contained in the book The Pancaratra Agamas (an Introduction) by Swami Harshananda. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rajoguna, Ana, Ano, Anu, Uda, Udaya, Brahman, Brahmana, Vishnu, Pura, Pur, Yat, Yad, Ukta, Pancaratra, Rahasya, Naya, Uttamam, Uttama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 1.5). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “rajoguṇāvanodāya brahmaṇe viṣṇunā purā
  • rajoguṇāva -
  • rajoguṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ano -
  • anā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ano (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    anu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    anu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • udāya -
  • udāya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uda (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • brahmaṇe -
  • brahman (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    brahmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    brahmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • viṣṇunā -
  • viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • purā -
  • purā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yaduktaṃpāṃcarātrākhyaṃ rahasyāmnāyamuttamaṃ.”
  • yad -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • uktam -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • pāñcarātrā -
  • pāñcarātra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāñcarātra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akhyam -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active first single]
  • rahasyām -
  • rahasyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • nāyam -
  • nāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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